Victim/Witness Services

The Arlington Victim/Witness Program can:

  • Answer questions about the court process
  • Inform you of case status
  • Explain your rights and your role as a victim or witness
  • Talk with you about personal reactions to the crime
  • Offer support and crisis intervention
  • Accompany you to court
  • Help you complete a Request for Confidentiality form
  • Arrange a courtroom tour
  • Talk to your employer about time off for court proceedings
  • Help you request restitution
  • Refer you to community resources, social service agencies or counseling
  • Assist you in filling out an application for the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund
  • Guide you in preparing your Victim Impact Statement
  • Show you how to request notification of prisoner release
  • In most felony cases involving crimes against individuals, a Victim Specialist will be assigned to work with you throughout the criminal justice proceedings.

Call 703-228-4410 and ask to speak with a Victim Specialist.

Services are available in Spanish.